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Rohingya crisis: monks with an ultranationalist agenda

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Rogues aplenty at UN General Assembly

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Mexico City’s earthquake, Catalonia’s independence struggle and Senegal’s charcoal-making women

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IN THE PAPERS

The French protest again and some Viking warriors were women

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THE DEBATE

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

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EYE ON AFRICA

Kenya's supreme court blames electoral board for botched election

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TALKING EUROPE

'The door is open for dialogue with Madrid,' says Carles Puigdemont

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Kurdish independence referendum: What impact on the region?

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THE INTERVIEW

Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

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THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-02-24

Homs under siege (part 2)

As the horror in Homs is brought home by the death of two award-winning reporters, François Picard's panel argues over how to stop the crackdown and sway the Russian, Iranian, and Chinese backers of Bashar al-Assad.

Ammar ABD RABBO. Photojournalist, Balkis Press


Hicham HASSAN. Middle East spokesperson, International Committee of the Red Cross (from Geneva)


Suat KINIKLIOĞLU. Senior member of the ruling AK Party & Director of Stratim (Center for Strategic Communication) (from Ankara)


Joshua LANDIS. Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma (from Norman, Oklahoma)
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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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2017-09-12 France

Macron's first strike: Will protests derail French labour reform?

It was the first test for France's new president. Turnout may have been light by French standards but trade unions say Tuesday's protests were the first of many against Emmanuel...

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